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My 2,000 best films: parallel phenotyping of Dictyostelium development

Gareth Bloomfield12 and Robert R Kay1*

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1 MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 OQH, UK

2 The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Hinxton CB10 1SA, UK

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Genome Biology 2007, 8:220  doi:10.1186/gb-2007-8-7-220

Published: 23 July 2007


A new study has used parallel filming to record the development of 2,000 Dictyostelium mutants, and clustered them into related groups using morphological staging and wavelet analysis of aggregation patterns.